Youth arrested with cartridges

September 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) A youth, suspected to be involved in an inter-state arms racket, was arrested in Kolkata and 100 cartridges seized from him, police said Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, Special Task Force (STF) personnel picked up Pradip Mandal from the Tangra area in east Kolkata Sunday night, an STF source said.

“He seems to be part of an inter-state arms racket. We are probing whether the cartridges were meant for the Maoists or any other terrorist group,” the source said.

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